- Associated Press - Monday, January 5, 2015

WAYNE, Mich. (AP) - President Barack Obama plans to visit a Ford Motor Co. assembly plant in suburban Detroit on Wednesday as part of a three-state swing ahead of his State of the Union address.

The White House said Monday that Obama will speak at a Ford plant in Wayne. It says he’ll discuss how autoworkers contribute to the resurgent American auto industry.

The White House says the president also will highlight the role of his decision to rescue the auto industry in saving American jobs.

The visit is Wednesday afternoon.

The White House has said that Obama’s visits to Michigan, Arizona and Tennessee this week aim at highlighting how his economic policies aid America’s recovery.

Obama is to visit Arizona on Thursday and Tennessee on Friday.



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